Senior Principal Accountant - Technical Accounting and SEC Reporting (Perm - MD)

Employer
Compri Consulting, Inc.
Location
Gaithersburg, MD
Posted
Jun 13, 2019
Closes
Jun 25, 2019
Ref
169707067
Hours
Full Time
Consulting's global client is seeking a Senior Principal Accountant, Technical Accounting and SEC Reporting for a permanent opportunity located onsite in Gaithersburg, MD. The candidate will be responsible for researching technical issues and drafting technical memos as well as assisting with the preparation of the SEC reporting for two filing entities, SOX compliance and technical accounting globally - both US GAAP and IFRS.Responsibilities Draft technical memos and succinctly present issues and conclusions to management Assist with timely adoption of all required Accounting Standards Updates. Perform ongoing assessments for areas like impairment, fair value accounting, etc. Assist with all required financial statements and forms with the SEC, including Forms 10-K, 10-Q, 8-K, and DEF 14A, which requires close coordination with our legal team Assistance with quarterly and annual earnings release, investor decks, Audit Committee materials and other outside communications as appropriate. Assist with the external audits, including the integrated audit of financial statements, joint venture financial reports, employee benefit plan audits and statutory audits Responsible for overseeing and maintaining appropriate documentation and identification of the Company's SOX key processes and controls Responsible for preparation of the SOX annual report and assessment of internal control deficiencies in conjunction with Internal Audit Required Skills Bachelor in Accounting with a minimum of 6+ years of progressive technical accounting and SEC reporting experience 3+ years public accounting, Big Four a plus CPA - Active Travel for business purposes, international and/or domestic, less than 20% of the time Desired Skills Master's in Accounting Strong working knowledge of US GAAP, SEC regulations and technical accounting research capabilities Experience international consolidation/translation IFRS a plus Prior experience working with large, global ERP systems (Oracle or SAP); Hyperion Financial Management and Hyperion Planning Experience with Workiva Excellent Excel modeling skills Strong PowerPoint presentation skills

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